This course, to be completed near the end of the certificate, provides an opportunity for the
student to consolidate learning throughout the program with the completion of an on-site
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Assess an operational component of a Seniors Living Residences and provide recommendations
for change that can lead to improvement.
- Operational Functions
- Staff Relations
- Marketing and Sales
- Resident Services
- Healthy Aging and Nutrition
Required text and materials
Students may refer to the text from the previous HLTH 2707 and HLTH 3711 courses.
Mancer, Kate. The Future of Seniors Housing: Planning, Building and Operating Successful
Seniors Housing Projects. Vancouver: Kate Mancer, 2010.
Students will submit a Final Project report based on the requirements of the practicum
project to the Open Learning Faculty Member. Upon approval of the Final Report by the Open
Learning Faculty Member, the student will present the Final Report to their Practicum Host.
The submission and presentation of the Final Project report are the only assessed activities
and are mandatory in order to receive credit for the course. The grade on your transcript for
HLTH 3707 will read "Com" (Complete) or "NCG" (No Credit Granted)
Open Learning Faculty Member
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Primary communication is
through Learning Environment’s “Mail” tool or by phone. Students will receive the necessary
contact information at the start of the course.